Job Description :
Processing’s purpose is to ensure that we realize the full potential of the resource endowed to us as a key part of the full value chain.
Group Processing is accountable for thought leadership in the field of processing, process optimization and technical specialization in the various unit processes across the business in order to maximize the potential of the endowment and capital deployed.
Group Processing is accountable to be operationally relevant through the deployment of value accretive or risk mitigated solutions in operating business units.
The purpose of the role is to be responsible for providing specialist technical input on flotation to Copper operations and projects.
What you will do
Deliver safety leadership and demonstrate Anglo American values, with a focus on the safe design and operation of flotation plants.
Provide technical input and support to operations and projects for process trouble shooting and the resolution of metallurgical problems in flotation plants.
Lead investigations and coordinate the implementation of initiatives in collaboration with Operations for the optimization of processes and delivering step change in performance.
Conduct operational performance analysis, systematic flotation process characterization test work, and develop flotation process models.
Lead the application of process mineralogy to the understanding and optimization of flotation plants.
Provide input to and validate the final selection of Budget and LOM Terms of Reference and the use of geo metallurgical recovery models.
Provide oversight and assurance on Group governance policies, procedures and standards.
Promote knowledge sharing and best practice transfer in flotation, and coordinate activities within a flotation community of practice.
What you will need to have
A minimum undergraduate qualification (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering
Desirable : A postgraduate qualification (Masters / Doctoral degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline
Mineral processing industry experience in operational and / or technical roles.
Experience in operating and providing technical support to flotation plants at a senior level.
Track record of translating ideas into practical initiatives to be implemented and a demonstration of successful execution and delivery of Technical Improvement and Optimization within a Mining context
Familiar with process analysis and associated tools (ranging from excel to mass and energy balance simulation software and modelling)
Continuous improvement and process performance assessments.
Modelling for process performance improvement & production planning.
Processing plant data types, sources, systems, aggregation and integration.
Mining value chain with processing plant detailed knowledge.
Leading ideas generation and translating these into practical initiatives.
Stakeholder engagement to enable aligned goals.
Intermediate English skills (conversational intermediate skills)